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Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain (Hardcover)

by David Eagleman

The Art and Science of Collaboration 8

When someone reads your rough draft, it's like letting them see you half-dressed.  It's about arriving at a level of intellectual comfort – or having faith in the process.  In a successful collaboration, both people feel like they did less than half the work.

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Mind Control: David Eagleman's Incognito 7

What we call the conscious mind, Eagleman argues, is far from center stage, and the more we try to find out who—or what—is actually in control of our brain, the more we find out there is, as Gertrude Stein said, “no there there.”